Learning and development

  • MBA Profile - Jeff burns, group manager human resources, Alex Fraser Group by

    When and where did you do your postgraduate course? AIM provides John Swire & Sons (the parent company of Alex Fraser Group) with a Swire Management Program

  • The future of postgraduate education by

    Without regular updates, the value of postgraduate and undergraduate education declines as knowledge creation increases, writes Dr Roger Collins

  • Employee benefits programs – making them cost effective by

    Given the current economic climate, how can we improve the value of our employee benefits without a significant increase in costs?

  • The resume bombardment by

    We are currently getting inundated with unsolicited resumes from people wanting to work with us, some from very talented people. How should we deal with these when we have no immediate opportunities but would welcome them if economic conditions improved?

  • Cultural diversity, IBM style by

    Cultural diversity initiatives can provide organisations with a number of benefits, however there are a number of variables that can impact upon the success of such initiatives. Kylie Nicolson looks at the history of cultural diversity within IBM Australia, examines the business case for establishing diversity strategies and shares some of the initiatives employed by IBM

  • Emotional Intelligence: a bright idea or bogus fad? by

    Emotional Intelligence (EI) is hotly debated in academic literature. It has won some great fans in the corporate world, as well as attracting its fair share of sceptics. Teresa Russell looks at the practical application of EI and exposes some of the common pitfalls

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